The Proposed South Campus

Head-Royce School

Pending approval by the city of Oakland, the South Campus will enable Head-Royce to grow our K-12 academic programs in hands-on experiential learning, STEM innovation, and outdoor education, and increase our financial aid offerings—all vital facets of our premier independent school education.

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Not Just a School in Oakland, but an Oakland School

Increased Access

Expanding our campus footprint allows Head-Royce to expand student enrollment, increasing access to Head-Royce School for students of diverse backgrounds and talents. Adding 344 students helps fund a significant number of new scholarships.

Expanded Offerings

A larger student body in the Upper School expands academic course offerings, student clubs, social life, athletic excellence, and student leadership opportunities for all of our 9-12 students. Year-round students, including Heads Up and Summer Program, will also enjoy the new campus.

A Welcoming Presence

Student drop-offs and pick-ups will take place at the South Campus Welcome Center, alleviating traffic congestion on Lincoln Avenue.

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Stronger Together

The new Collaboration Center will be a hub for connection and creativity.

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Doing STEM, Not Learning STEM

The new STEM Center and physics labs will serve as the academic anchor of the South Campus and will ignite a love of learning in all our students.

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Innovative Hub of Artistic Expression

A new Performing Arts Center to house full-scale productions and Head-Royce community gatherings.

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Nature as Teacher

The eight acres of lightly developed property offer inspiring spaces for play, connection, and outdoor education.

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Margaret Mead